Employment Lawyers Burnaby - Our foremost goal is to assist our numerous clients in matters of labour and employment law. To be able to offer help on the numerous problems which extend beyond our region, we can offer a worldwide network of law businesses. We are your in-house labour and employment law department.
We specialize in labour and employment law and bring various legal knowledge to workplace problems. Our areas of labour and employment law comprise employment disputes and contracts, collective bargaining and labour relations problems, occupational health and safety, unfair competition, pension issues, and human rights.
Our company and our labour lawyers assist clients in different businesses comprising railway, insurance, healthcare, financial, aviation, not-for-profits, retail, forestry, oil and gas, technology, tourism, restaurants, resort developments and construction. Additionally, you could opt to take advantage of our other services, such as assistance with the buying or selling of companies, corporate planning, contract negotiation, real estate transactions, and liability and insurance issues.
We defend the interests of clients from certification to the negotiating of collective agreements to the arbitration of grievances. Clients are helped throughout collective bargaining and during picketing and strikes. The labour implications of corporate reorganizations are well dealt with by our firm.
Claims pertaining to human rights could be costly for employers. Our employment law practitioners are able to help clients draft and implement anti-discrimination policies, train employees, and to handle investigations previous to them becoming complaints. We have skilled litigators who will take on the defense of the claim before human rights tribunals. Our services range from providing support with the implementation of policies, to staff training, to defending complaints.
Hiring and Firing
Our employment law practice assists clients with employment contracts between the company and the employee. Services consist of drafting and reviewing policy handbooks and employment contracts, advising on issues regarding the accommodation of disabilities in the office, and dealing with litigation that can arise from employment termination.
Workers' Compensation and Occupational Safety and Health
Utilizing the Workers Compensation Act and the Canadian Labour Code, our experts can provide recommendation concerning the compliance with occupational health and safety regulations. Also, we can provide assistance and advice with WCB claims, assessment and prevention matters. If necessary, legal representation is provided before the Appeal Tribunal, the Review Division and before the courts in prosecution and judicial review matters. Experienced labour relations lawyers offer unionized clients with assistance solving safety and health issues under collective agreements, including fitness to work, accommodation, impairment, and complaints of discriminatory action.
Clients depend on our advice on the subject of provincial and federal Employment Standards requirements. Incorporated in these statutes are pregnancy and prenatal matters. Employers can be guaranteed of skilled representation in employment standards hearings. We are only a phone call away, offering you help with the statute interpretation and dispute resolution.
Our various business immigration services comprise recommendation about foreign worker entry requirements, help with work permits, and foreign workers in Canada authorization. We can provide advice on international treaties, like for instance the North American Free Trade Agreement, and regulations facilitating the entry of foreign workers into Canada. We assist clients seeking to obtain Permanent Resident status in Canada, and work with employers in supporting these applications.
Pensions and Benefits
We have skill in the area of pension and benefits plans and the interpretation of federal and provincial pension legislation. Third party administrators, plan members, employers, and plan trustees of pension plans are amongst our clients.
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